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Live from the Republican Party's Self-Made Gehenna: Adam Gopnik: Being Honest About Trump:

Trump's language remains not merely sloppy or incendiary but openly hostile to the simplest standards of truth and decency that have governed American politics.

Most recently, just this week, he has repeated the lie that there has been a call for “a moment of silence” in honor of the murderer of five policemen in Dallas.

This ought to be, as people said quaintly just four or five months ago, “disqualifying.” Nonetheless, his takeover of the Republican Party is complete, and, in various postures of spinelessness, its authorities accede to his authority, or else opportunistically posture for a place in the wake of it...

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